Chapter 17.42


17.42.010    Officials and city employees to conform – Enforcement.

17.42.020    Penalty for violation.

17.42.030    Nuisances – Abatement.

17.42.040    Remedies cumulative.

17.42.010 Officials and city employees to conform – Enforcement.

All departments, officials, and public employees of the city vested with the duty or authority to issue permits or licenses shall conform to the provisions of this title, and shall issue no permit or license for uses, buildings, structures or purposes in conflict with the provisions of this title; and any such permit or license issued in conflict therewith shall be null and void. It shall be the duty of the building inspector of the city to enforce the provisions of this title pertaining to the erection, construction, reconstruction, maintenance, moving, conversion, alteration or addition to any building or structure. Any city official may refer any request for interpretation of this title to the city council. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.42.020 Penalty for violation.

Any person, firm or corporation, whether as principal, agent, employee or otherwise, violating or causing the violation of any of the provisions of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Such person, firm or corporation is guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during any portion of which violation of this title is committed or continued by such person, firm or corporation, and shall be punishable as herein provided. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.42.030 Nuisances – Abatement.

Any building or structure set up, erected, constructed, altered, enlarged, converted, moved or maintained contrary to the provisions of this title, and any use of lands, buildings, or premises established or conducted thereon, operated or maintained contrary to the provisions of this section, is unlawful and a public nuisance; and the city attorney shall, upon order of the city council, immediately commence action or proceedings for the abatement and removal and enjoinment thereof in the manner prescribed by law, and shall take such other steps and shall apply to such courts as may have jurisdiction to grant such relief as will abate and remove such buildings or structures, and restrain and enjoin any person, firm or corporation from setting up, erecting, building, maintaining or using any such building or structure contrary to the provision of this title. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.42.040 Remedies cumulative.

The remedies provided for herein shall be cumulative and not exclusive. (Ord. 186, 2003)